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Tag: Heatstroke

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A gory ritual to invoke rain

Phulbani: Even though the heat wave condition has refused to die down in the State, especially in western pockets, people of tribal dominated Kandhamal district have organised special worship before their presiding deity ‘Goddess Banadevi’ wishing rain to bring a sigh of relief from the gruelling summer. Besides offering fruits and flowers to the deity, […]

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Heat stroke death toll mounts to 4 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  The sunstroke toll in Odisha this year mounted to four with a person succumbing at Angul here on Friday. This is the second heatstroke death to be reported from Angul while two others had died at Sonepur and Dhenkanal, Special Relief Commissioner‘s office said here today. The searing heat wave conditions continued to sweep […]

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Blistering heat persists in Odisha, Titlagarh hottest again

Bhubaneswar:  Blistering heat persisted in Odisha today with Titlagarh regaining its position as the hottest place in the state at 43 degree Celsius. However, cloudy weather conditions acted as a coolant bringing the temperature down marginally in some of the coastal areas. In Bhubaneswar the maximum temperature fell to 37.7 degree celsius from 38.4 degree […]

HEAT WAVE
Heat intensifies in Odisha, Titlagarh remains the hottest

Bhubaneswar: Searing heat intensified in most parts of Odisha today with Titlagarh remaining the hottest place in the state at 44 degree Celsius. The whole of western Odisha and some other areas sizzled in the grueling heat as the mercury breached the 40 degree celsius mark in at least 15 places, the Met office said. […]

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Searing heat revived in most parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Searing heat revived in most parts of Odisha today after a brief respite for two days with Titlagarh becoming the hottest place in the state at 44 degree celsius. The whole of western Odisha and some other areas sizzled in the gruelling heat as the mercury breached the 40 degree celsius mark in at […]

HEAT WAVE
Further drop in temperature in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  Drop in temperature in many areas coupled with a nor’wester for the second day on Tuesday brought further respite from the searing heatwave in Odisha. The temperature at Balangir, which remained the hottest town in the state, fell to 42 degree celsius degree celsius during the day from 42.5 degree celsius recorded yesterday, the […]

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Odisha sizzles under searing heat

Bhubaneswar: The heatwave condition further intensified in most parts of Odisha, mainly in the western region, with Angul becoming the hottest place in the state recording 44.7 degrees Celsius. Angul had recorded 41.7 deg C yesterday. As the mercury breached the 40-degree mark in at least 11 places in the state, the MeT office predicted […]

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One heatstroke death confirmed out of 13 reported in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government on Tuesday announced the death of one person in Bargarh due to sunstroke as the first heat wave casualty of 2017 in the State. Deputy Special Relief Commissioner Prabhat Mohapatra said that 13 sunstroke death allegations have been received from nine districts while only one has been confirmed as sunstroke death so […]

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Heat Stroke advisory issued; collectors asked to stay alert

Bhubaneswar: In view of the prevailing heat wave condition, Odisha Government on Monday issued an advisory and asked all district collectors to take all possible measures to combat the situation. In a letter, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) directed the officials for making provisions for potable water in buses and monitor school timings in their respective […]

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